How To: Make Sichuan mapo tofu with pork, garlic, and ginger

Make Sichuan mapo tofu with pork, garlic, and ginger

How to Make Sichuan mapo tofu with pork, garlic, and ginger

Mapo tofu is a special spicy tofu dish that originates in the Sichuan region of China. While there are many different styles of mapo tofu, it is usually a combination of tofu, spicy chili and bean sauce, and minced beef or pork meat.

This exotic dish is celebrated for its rich burning flavor, and you probably couldn't down a bowl without a pitcher of water nearby! Either way, we think you'll really enjoy this sizzling dish. Check out how to make it by watching this video.
Ingredients for Mapo Tofu
(serves 2)

1 tbsp Sesame Oil
100g Ground Pork (3.53 oz)
1 tbsp Chopped Garlic
1 tbsp Chopped Ginger
1/2 tbsp Doubanjiang - Chili Bean Paste
1 tbsp Tian Mian Jiang - Sweet Bean Sauce
1 tbsp Sake

- Chicken Stock -
1/2 tsp Granulated Chicken Stock (Chinese-style)
150 ml Hot Water (5.07 fl oz)

1 tbsp Soy Sauce
1 tbsp Sake
1 block of Firm Tofu (350g/12.3 oz)
30g Garlic Chives (1.06 oz)

2 tsp Potato Starch
1? tbsp Water

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